Final Exam Part 1 (life's, Works And Writings Of Jose Rizal)

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  • 1. 
    On his last night in Manila, Rizal rode about the city and its suburbs. He was accompanied by ___________.
    • A. 

      Uncle Antonio Rivera

    • B. 

      Paciano

    • C. 

      Soledad

    • D. 

      Both Uncle Antonio Rivera and Paciano

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 2. 
    When did Rizal left for Spain to complete his university studies and improved his knowledge of arts & sciences and his God-given talents?
    • A. 

      May 3, 1880

    • B. 

      May 3, 1881

    • C. 

      May 3, 1882

    • D. 

      May 3, 1883

    • E. 

      May 3, 1884


  • 3. 
    Rizal's departure for Spain was kept secret to avoid detection by the colonial officers and friars, but the following below knew that Jose was leaving EXCEPT 
    • A. 

      His parents

    • B. 

      His sisters

    • C. 

      Uncle Antonio Rivera

    • D. 

      Some close friends

    • E. 

      Paciano


  • 4. 
    In Singapore, Rizal boarded this French steamer named __________, which was sailing to Europe. 
    • A. 

      Belvic

    • B. 

      Salvadora

    • C. 

      Hayfong

    • D. 

      City of Rome

    • E. 

      Djemnah


  • 5. 
              In the steamer bound to Europe, Jose tried to speak French with some passengers but to his surprise the bookish French which he learned from Ateneo couldn't be understood.   Jose tried to do the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Speak it with Latin and Spanish words

    • B. 

      Aid it with much gesticulation

    • C. 

      Aid it with frequent sketching on paper

    • D. 

      Speak it with German and Greek

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 6. 
    Where did Rizal Rizal hear mass at the sunrise of his embarkation date to Madrid, Spain?
    • A. 

      Sto. Domingo Church

    • B. 

      San Agustin church

    • C. 

      Manila Cathedral

    • D. 

      San Francisco Church

    • E. 

      Recoletos Church


  • 7. 
    On June 2, 1882, Rizal arrived at the city of ___________ ( Red Sea terminal of the Suez Canal), whose beautiful moonlight of  this picturesque city reminded him of his family and Calamba.
    • A. 

      Colombo

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Aden

    • D. 

      Marseilles

    • E. 

      Suez


  • 8. 
    Rizal landed this place to see the interesting spots of ____________, the Mediterranean terminal of Suez Canal, where he heard  the multi-racial residents speaking a babel of tongues - Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Egyptian, etc. 
    • A. 

      Point de Galle

    • B. 

      Port Said

    • C. 

      Colombo

    • D. 

      Aden

    • E. 

      Marseilles


  • 9. 
    In his two-day sojourn in the English colony of Singapore, what did Rizal particularly admire?
    • A. 

      Their languages and culture they spoke

    • B. 

      Their customs and traditions that were somewhat alike to the Filipinos

    • C. 

      The confidence which natives of Singapore seemed to have in their government

    • D. 

      Their discipline and strict compliance of imposed laws

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 10. 
    The editor of Diariong Tagalog who congratulated Rizal for the article and requested him for some articles
    • A. 

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • B. 

      Juan Luna

    • C. 

      Francisco Calvo

    • D. 

      Antonio Luna

    • E. 

      Manuel T. Hidalgo


  • 11. 
    The article that Rizal wrote in Diariong Tagalog urging his compatriots to love their fatherland just like his prize-winning A La Juventud Filipina 
    • A. 

      Los Viajes

    • B. 

      Felicitacion

    • C. 

      Un Recuerdo a Mi Pueblo

    • D. 

      Revista de Madrid

    • E. 

      Amor Patrio


  • 12. 
    The article that Rizal wrote in Madrid on November 29, 1882 which was returned to him because the Diariong Tagalog ceased publication.
    • A. 

      Los Viajes

    • B. 

      Felicitacion

    • C. 

      Amor Patrio

    • D. 

      Revista de Madrid

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 13. 
    Rizal visited ___________  (in Marseilles) where Dantes (hero of the Count of Monte Cristo) was imprisoned.
    • A. 

      Tower of babel

    • B. 

      Chateau d' If

    • C. 

      Hanging Garden of Babylon

    • D. 

      Point de Galle

    • E. 

      Pyramid of Pharaoh in Greece


  • 14. 
    Naples: Italy;  Marseilles: France;  Port-Bou:__________
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Singapore

    • E. 

      Africa


  • 15. 
    Filipinos in Barcelona, some of whom were Rizal's school mate in Ateneo gave him party at their favorite cafe in __________.
    • A. 

      Hotel de Paz

    • B. 

      Plaza de Cataluna

    • C. 

      Las Ramblas

    • D. 

      Port-Bou

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 16. 
    While sojourning in Barcelona, Rizal received a sad news about the ___________ that was ravaging Manila and provinces causing Calamba folks to have afternoon novenas to San Roque and nocturnal processions and prayers to stop dreadful epidemic, which Spanish authorities were impotent to check. What was the disease?
    • A. 

      Dengue

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Typhoid fever

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

    • E. 

      Cholera


  • 17. 
    On November 3, 1882, Rizal enrolled in Universidad Central de Madrid (Central University of Madrid) in two courses aside from his studies in painting and sculpture in  Academy of San Carlos, lessons in French, German and and English under a private instructor, and practice in fencing and shooting in the Hall of Arms of Sanz y Carbonell. What was the 2 courses that he matriculated in Universidad Central de Madrid?
    • A. 

      Philosophy and Letters & Medicine

    • B. 

      Philosophy and Latin & Medicine

    • C. 

      Philosophy and Latin & Diploma in Surveying

    • D. 

      Ophthalmology and Philosophy

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 18. 
    Rizal invested his three pesetas (peseta is the currency of Spain between 1869 and 2002) on __________.
    • A. 

      A lottery ticket

    • B. 

      Wine

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Books

    • E. 

      Clothing


  • 19. 
    The historic waterway Suez Canal, which was traversed by Rizal for 5 days, was constructed by the famous Frenchman named __________. 
    • A. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B. 

      Ferdinand de Lesseps

    • C. 

      Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

    • D. 

      Juan de Salcedo

    • E. 

      Cristopher Colombus


  • 20. 
    A liberal-minded Spaniard and Civil Governor of Manila (during General Carlos Ma. de la Torre's administration) whom Rizal used to visit the home of every Saturday evening because the hero was far away and lonely in Madrid. He and other Filipino students played parlor games with his 2 daughters. 
    • A. 

      Guillermo Puatu

    • B. 

      Francisco Calvo Muñoz

    • C. 

      Ramon Blanco

    • D. 

      Don Pablo Ortega y Rey

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 21. 
    On August 22, 1883, Rizal wrote a lovely poem entitled A la Senorita C.O. y R. Who was he dedicating the poem to?
    • A. 

      Leonor Rivera

    • B. 

      Pilar

    • C. 

      Consuelo

    • D. 

      Concepcion

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 22. 
    Shortly after Rizal's arrival in Madrid, he joined the Society of Spaniards and Filipinos, in which the members of the society requested him so he wrote a poem entitled Me Piden Versos(They Asked Me for Verses).  What's the name of the organization? 
    • A. 

      Circulo Hispano-Filipino

    • B. 

      El Consuejo de los Dioses

    • C. 

      Liceo Artistico-Literario

    • D. 

      Marian Congregation

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 23. 
    Rizal as lover of books was able to build up a fair-sized private library. His collection of books, to name a few,  were The Bible, Hebrew Grammar, Lives of Presidents of the United States from Washington to Johnson, History of the French Revolution, Ancient Poetry, The Byzantine Empire, The Characters of La Bruyere, The Renaissance, Uncle Tom's Cabby Harriet Beecher Stowe, Works of Alexander Dumas, and so on.  Whos is the owner of the second-hand book store where Rizal purchased books from?
    • A. 

      Guillermo Puatu

    • B. 

      Francisco Calvo Muñoz

    • C. 

      Juan de Salcedo

    • D. 

      Jose M. Cecicilio

    • E. 

      Señor Roses


  • 24. 
    In 1883, Rizal joined the Masonic Lodge Acacia and his Masonic name is Dimasalang. His reasons why he became a Mason: (1) the abusive bad friars in the Philippines and he needed the help of the Masons as shield to use in his fight against evil forces of tyranny. On November 15, 1890, he became a Master Mason in _________.
    • A. 

      La Liga Filipina

    • B. 

      Liceo Artistico-Literario

    • C. 

      Circulo Hispano-Filipino

    • D. 

      Propaganda Movement

    • E. 

      Lodge Solidaridad


  • 25. 
    At the National Exposition of Fine Arts in Madrid in 1884, joined by many painters in Europe in that art competition, Luna won first prize (gold medal) for his __________.
    • A. 

      Christian Virgins Exposed to the Populace

    • B. 

      Spolarium

    • C. 

      Felicitacion

    • D. 

      Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • E. 

      The Wandering Jew


  • 26. 
    Rizal graduated a degree of Licentiate in Medicine in June 1884 at Universidad Central de Madrid as well as a degree of Licentiate in Philosophy and Letters in such school with the rating of __________.
    • A. 

      Aprobado (passing grade)

    • B. 

      Bueno (good)

    • C. 

      Notable (very good)

    • D. 

      Sobrasaliente (excellent)

    • E. 

      Emperor


  • 27. 
    After Rizal completed his studies in Madrid, Rizal went to Paris and Germany in order to specialize in ___________.
    • A. 

      Optometry

    • B. 

      Philosophy and Letters

    • C. 

      Ophthalmology

    • D. 

      Philosophy and Latin

    • E. 

      Doctorate in Medicine


  • 28. 
    After completing his studies at Universidad Central de Madrid, on his way to Paris for further study in Ophthalmology, he stopped at Barcelona to visit his friend named ___________, a medical student and a member of a rich family of San Miguel, Bulacan.
    • A. 

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B. 

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • C. 

      Paz Pardo de Tavera

    • D. 

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E. 

      Maximo Viola


  • 29. 
    During his week-stay in Paris, Rizal befriended _________  the editor of La Publicidad. 
    • A. 

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B. 

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • C. 

      Paz Pardo de Tavera

    • D. 

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • E. 

      Maximo Viola


  • 30. 
    Owner of La Publicidad and statesman whom Rizal made a crayon sketch when Rizal went to Paris visiting Maximo Viola.
    • A. 

      Don Miguel Morayta

    • B. 

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • C. 

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D. 

      Señor Eusebio Corominas

    • E. 

      Maximo Viola


  • 31. 
    In October 1885, Rizal living in Paris, where he sojourned for about 4 months, worked as an assistant to __________, leading French ophthalmogist. 
    • A. 

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B. 

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • C. 

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D. 

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E. 

      Dr. Otto Becker


  • 32. 
    Rizal discussed with Luna, the great master of brush, by posing as model in several painting. In Luna's canvas "The Death of Cleopatra posing as a/an ___________.. Rizal discussed with Luna, the great master of brush, by posing as model in several painting. In Luna's canvas "The Death of Cleopatra" posing as a/an ___________.
    • A. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B. 

      Lapu-Lapu

    • C. 

      Dagohoy

    • D. 

      Sikatuna

    • E. 

      Egyptian priest


  • 33. 
    In another Luna's great painting  "The Blood Compact" Rizal posed as ___________ while Dr. Trinidad Pardo de Tavera posed as Legazpi
    • A. 

      Spanish priest

    • B. 

      Lapu-Lapu

    • C. 

      Dagohoy

    • D. 

      Sikatuna

    • E. 

      Egyptian priest


  • 34. 
    In Heidelberg, Rizal worked in the clinic of __________, famous Polish ophthalmologist
    • A. 

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B. 

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • C. 

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • D. 

      Trinidad Pardo de Tavera

    • E. 

      Dr. Otto Becker


  • 35. 
    The Austrian professor, Director of Ateneo of Leitmeritz, whom Rizal had had long and frequent correspondence as their beautiful friendship lasted all their lives.
    • A. 

      Dr. Javier Galezowsky

    • B. 

      Dr. Louis de Weckert

    • C. 

      Jose Alejandrino

    • D. 

      Dr. Otto Becker

    • E. 

      Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt


  • 36. 
    Rizal sent two books entitled "Arithmetica" written in Spanish and Tagalog by University of Santo Tomas Press in 1868. The author was __________, a native of Santa Cruz, Laguna.
    • A. 

      Felix Pardo de Tavera

    • B. 

      Rufino Baltazar Hernandez

    • C. 

      Jose Alejandrino

    • D. 

      Marcelo H. del Pilar

    • E. 

      Dr. Adolph Meyer


  • 37. 
    Rizal stayed in Leipzig from August 14, 1886-October 29, 1886, he translated Schiller's ___________ from German to Tagalog so that Filipinos might know the story of Swiss independence. 
    • A. 

      Fairy Tales

    • B. 

      Travels in the Philippines

    • C. 

      William Tell

    • D. 

      The Count of Monte Cristo

    • E. 

      Uncle Tom’s Cabin


  • 38. 
    In Berlin Rizal was enchanted because of the scientifice atmosphere and the absence of racial prejudice. And he came in contact with the German scientist-traveler named ___________, who was the author of Travelers in the Philippines which Rizal read and admired for such author foretell the downfall of the Spanish rule and the coming of Americans to the Phillippine shore. 
    • A. 

      Dr. Feodor Jagor

    • B. 

      Alexander Dumas

    • C. 

      Hans Andersen

    • D. 

      Beecher Stowe

    • E. 

      Eugene Sue


  • 39. 
    Rizal lived in Berlin not just as mere student or  a curious tourist, but for the following reasons EXCEPT      i.)  to gain further knowledge of opthalmology and sciences & languages      ii.) to observe the conditions of the German nation and associate with the German scientists and scholars      iii) to finish his novel El Filibusterismo
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii only

    • C. 

      Iii only

    • D. 

      I and ii

    • E. 

      I and iii


  • 40. 
    The winter of 1886 was his darkest winter in Berlin for the following reasons EXCEPT:         i.)  He ate only one meal a day consisted of bread and water or some cheap vegetable soup         ii.)  The diamond ring from Saturnina got lost          iii.) He had no money arrived from  Calamba and could not pay for his landlord
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii only

    • C. 

      Iii only

    • D. 

      I and ii

    • E. 

      I and iii


  • 41. 
    How much did Rizal owed to Maximo Viola so that the novel Noli Me Tangere could be printed?
    • A. 

      P100.00

    • B. 

      P150.00

    • C. 

      P200.00

    • D. 

      P250.00

    • E. 

      P300.00


  • 42. 
    In Rizal's Europe tour, he (together with Viola)  visited such because of the following reasons:         i)  to further study opthalmology and sciences & anguages         ii)  Rizal was interested in botany to study numerous varieties of extraordinary beauty and size         iii) to visit Dr. Adolph B. Meyer
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii only

    • C. 

      Iii only

    • D. 

      I and ii

    • E. 

      Ii and iii


  • 43. 
    In Leitmeritz, when Rizal and Viola was visiting Professor Ferdinand Blumentritt who was amazed by Rizal's fluency in German language that Rizal was asked how long did he study German. Then Rizal answered eleven months.
    • A. 

      Alcalde mayor

    • B. 

      Governor general

    • C. 

      Gobernadorcillo

    • D. 

      Cabesa

    • E. 

      Burgomaster


  • 44. 
    In Prague, as part of Europe tour, Viola and Rizal visited the famous cave where the Catholic saint was imprisoned. Who was that saint?
    • A. 

      San Antonio Padua

    • B. 

      Saint Francisco de Assisi

    • C. 

      Saint Pascual Bailon

    • D. 

      San Juan Nepomuceno

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 45. 
    One of the greatest novelists in Europe (Austrian novelist) whom Rizal and Viola visited in Vienna and armed with letter of recommendation from Blumentritt, years later He spoke highly of Rizal, "whose genius HE so much admired."
    • A. 

      Alexander Dumas

    • B. 

      Eugene Sue

    • C. 

      Beecher Stowe

    • D. 

      Norfenfals

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 46. 
    After the publication of Noli Me Tangere, Rizal was warned not to return home by the following people EXCEPT:         i.)  Silvestre Ubaldo         ii)  Josephine Bracken         iii)  Paciano and Jose M. Cecilio
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii only

    • C. 

      Iii only

    • D. 

      I and ii

    • E. 

      I and iii


  • 47. 
    Rizal, deciding to return home, left Rome by train for Marseilles, a French port. And on July 3, 1887 he boarded WHAT STEAMER?
    • A. 

      Tabo

    • B. 

      Djemnah

    • C. 

      Hayfong

    • D. 

      Salvadora

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 48. 
    In Saigon, on July 30, 1887, he transferred to ANOTHER STEAMER, which was Manila-bound. What was the steamer he was riding?
    • A. 

      Tabo

    • B. 

      Djemnah

    • C. 

      Hayfong

    • D. 

      Salvadora

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 49. 
    In his hometown (Calamba), patients from Manila and provinces flocked to such town, which Rizal came to be called _________ because he came from Germany, busy attending his lucrative medical practice.
    • A. 

      Doctor Laon

    • B. 

      Doctor Dimasalang

    • C. 

      Doctor Uliman

    • D. 

      Doctor Soliman

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 50. 
    While the storm over the Noli was raging in fury, Rizal was not molested in Calamba because of this Governor-General that assigned a bodyguard for Rizal. Who was that Governor-General?
    • A. 

      Terrero

    • B. 

      Blanco

    • C. 

      Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

    • D. 

      Juan Salcedo

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 51. 
    The lieutenant who defended Rizal in the court whom the later chose because the former's name was familiar to him, for the former was the brother of Rizal's bodyguard in 1887
    • A. 

      Juan Salcedo

    • B. 

      Blanco

    • C. 

      Pio Valenzuela

    • D. 

      Luis Taviel de Andrade

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 52. 
    The lottery prize that Rizal won.
    • A. 

      P10,000

    • B. 

      P20,000

    • C. 

      P30,000

    • D. 

      P40,000

    • E. 

      P50,000


  • 53. 
    In his aspiration to reconcile Rizal with the church, Fr. Pastells sent one or the following:i.    Father Obachii.   Father Jose Vilaclaraiii.  Father Paula de Sanchez
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii only

    • C. 

      I and ii

    • D. 

      I and iii

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 54. 
    When Rizal was exiled in Dapitan, the different perspectives of Rizal's "many-splendored genius" were enhanced such as the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Rizal as Educator

    • B. 

      Rizal as a Traveler

    • C. 

      Rizal as a Farmer

    • D. 

      Rizal as Inventor and a Scientist

    • E. 

      Rizal as an Engineer


  • 55. 
    What is Jose Rizal's height?
    • A. 

      4' 9"

    • B. 

      4' 10"

    • C. 

      4' 11"

    • D. 

      5' 0"

    • E. 

      5' 1"


  • 56. 
    When was Rizal arrested and deported to Dapitan (without benefit of trial)?
    • A. 

      June 21, 1892

    • B. 

      June 26, 1892

    • C. 

      July 3, 1892

    • D. 

      July 7, 1892

    • E. 

      July 31, 1896


  • 57. 
    Rizal was accused of this/these crime or crimes.i.   rebellion ii.  seditioniii. illegal association
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I and iii

    • D. 

      Ii and iii

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 58. 
    On July 31, 1896, Rizal's four year exile in Dapitan came to an end. At midnight of that date he left, together with Josephine, Narcisa, Angelica (Narcisa's daughter), his three nephews, and 6 of his loyal pupils, on the steamer named __________.
    • A. 

      España

    • B. 

      Castilla

    • C. 

      Isla de Luzon

    • D. 

      Isla de Panay

    • E. 

      Colon


  • 59. 
    one of the priests who visited Rizal before the latter was executed whom Rizal made an image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus during the latter's Ateneo days
    • A. 

      Fr. Antonio Rosell

    • B. 

      Father Luis Viza

    • C. 

      Fr. Federico Faura

    • D. 

      Father Jose Vilaclara

    • E. 

      Father Balaguer


  • 60. 
    The exact time Rizal died when he was shot at Bagumbayan Field by firing squad
    • A. 

      6:00 am

    • B. 

      6:15 am

    • C. 

      6:30 am

    • D. 

      7:00 am

    • E. 

      7:03 am


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